2019 World Series of Poker

Jonathan Little's Weekly Poker Hand: Interesting Spot with Pocket Aces

Jonathan Little's Weekly Poker Hand: Interesting Spot with Pocket Aces
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  • A tricky spot: You have A-A and continuation bet a coordinated eight-high flop, then get min-raised.

  • In his "Weekly Poker Hand," @JonathanLittle looks at a tricky cash game spot faced by Steve Gee.

Poker pro and coach Jonathan Little has been producing a wide variety of strategy content for poker players for some time, including authoring multiple books and sharing videos and articles on his website and elsewhere, much of which is free to players of all levels seeking to improve their games.

Little started his popular "Weekly Poker Hand" series on YouTube several years ago, and recently he decided to switch up the format to begin featuring footage from live small- and medium-stakes cash games.

In the episode shown below, Little returns to discuss a hand from a $5/$10 no-limit hold'em cash game played at Stones Gambling Hall in California.

This one features Steve Gee, a player some may remember for having made multiple deep runs in the World Series of Poker Main Event (9th in 2012, 24th in 2013). In the hand Gee faces an interesting spot with pocket aces when after an eight-high coordinated flop he continuation bet then gets min-raised.

Some of the concepts discussed in the hand analysis include:

  • starting hand selection
  • preflop betting strategy
  • value betting
  • betting for protection
  • semi-bluffing
  • bet sizing

Take a look:

Jonathan Little is a professional poker player and author with over $6,800,000 in live tournament earnings. He writes a weekly educational blog and hosts a podcast at JonathanLittlePoker.com. Sign up to learn poker from Jonathan for free at PokerCoaching.com. You can follow him on Twitter @JonathanLittle..

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